Event Reports - Syria/Iraq Office
Young German politicians visit Lebanon
20 youth delegates learn about the refugee crisis in Lebanon
Europe is facing an unprecedented refugee crisis. While the influx of large numbers of refugees from the Middle East is a new phenomenon for countries like Germany, Lebanon has been confronted with the repercussions of the Syrian conflict and the unstable situation in the region for years. Against this background, the KAS offices Lebanon and Syria/Iraq hosted a delegation of young German politicians from the CDU-youth movement between 19 and 23 November 2015 to further intercultural understanding and to discuss the refugee situation in Lebanon and the Middle East.
Humanitarian disaster in Lebanon and the Middle East – Syria is the key
Fouad Siniora, former Lebanese Prime Minister and current deputy head of the Lebanese Future Movement, spoke at the invitation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) in Berlin on the political situation in Lebanon and the challenges the country faces as one of the main recipient of Syrian refugees.
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